Learning Abroad Center

Research Your Location

Online Travel Resources

Learn About Your Destination

  • CountryReports.org: Information by country about geography, economy, history, culture, and customs
  • CIA The World Factbook: Detailed information and statistics about every country in the world
  • Culture Smart: Information on the traditions and cultures of countries around the world
  • eDiplomat: Guides to cultural etiquette around the world 
  • Students Abroad: Developed by the U.S. State Department for students traveling and studying abroad
  • The Paperboy: World newspapers by country and language

Travel Forums

  • tripadvisor.com: Get reviews and recommendations on lodging and things to see from others who have been there
  • travelmag.com: Get ideas of places to visit and things to do from entertaining travelogues

Student Identity 

Visit the Student Identity page to review resources for LGBTQIA+ students, BIPOC students, and students with disabilities.